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Using wastewater-based epidemiology to track viral disease dynamics

Researchers in Japan are developing a wastewater-based early warning system and mass diagnosis tool for COVID-19 and other diseases.

The link between mycobacteria and red blood cells causing lung diseases

A research team from Hiroshima University has discovered a link between mycobacteria and red blood cells at lung infection sites. What are mycobacteria? Mycobacteria are a...

Novel eye scanner technology targets neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists have developed novel eye scanner technology that has the potential to detect neurogenerative diseases at their very early stages. In a large-scale EU project,...

Revolutionary footwear technology to prevent diabetic foot ulcers

A research team from the University of Texas (UTA) has developed a self-adjusting shoe insole to relieve pressure from diabetic foot ulcers. Diabetic foot ulcers...

Scientists develop novel immunotherapy for colon cancer

A research team from the Dresden University of Technology (DUT) has identified proteins to utilise in a novel immunotherapy for colon cancer. How is this...

NHS tests hybrid closed loop technology for type 1 diabetes

NHS England is testing the effectiveness of hybrid closed loop technology on 875 adults and children with type 1 diabetes. NHS England has announced that...

Drug-release surfaces created with plasma-based engineering

A research team from Belgium, the Czech Republic, and Italy present technology known as 'plasma-enabled surface engineering' to combat drug-resistant infections. Drug resistant infections The deepening...

General anaesthesia does not impact brain function

A study found that patient factors such as a history of high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, smoking, and educational level, have more of...

Addressing the key translational challenges of regenerative medicine

Sophie Mountcastle, Science Manager of the UK Regenerative Medicine Platform, describes the current regenerative medicine landscape in the UK.

Understanding the dangers presented by the SARS-CoV2 Delta variant

Professor Sunit K. Singh from the Institute of Medical Sciences at Banaras Hindu University, discusses the SARS-CoV2 Delta variant.

One Health approach: a symphony of effort … a health exigency worldwide

The One Health Initiative’s Dr Bruce Kaplan calls for a worldwide fully-fledged institutional implementation of the One Health approach as envisioned and embraced by many realistic visionary advocates.

Harnessing data for better cancer care

Eduardo Pisani, CEO of All.can International, discusses the cancer organisation’s recently-published landmark report entitled Harnessing data for better cancer care.

Generating functional cartilage tissue by 3D bioprinting stem cells

A team of Swedish researchers have devised an innovative method to produce functional cartilage by 3D bioprinting stem cells. Today, several hundreds of millions of...

UK government announces UK science and technology ambitions

Boris Johnson has announced the government’s new strategy for turning the United Kingdom into a global superpower of science and technology.

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ChemX’s high-purity alumina technology advances the green energy transition

Stephen Strubel, the Managing Director of industry-leading advanced materials technology company ChemX Materials Ltd, details how their HiPurA® technology can drive global decarbonisation efforts...

US commits to global lithium battery revolution

Lithium Power International highlights the global impact of the US’s recent investment into the lithium battery revolution. The US Government’s commitment to the lithium battery...

Pioneering universal early warning systems for reducing natural disaster impacts

To ensure early warning systems for all can become a reality, countries must invest more into state-of-the-art data and technology. The concept of early warning...

Eclipse achieves early success in Greenland drilling programme

Eclipse Metals (ASX: EPM) has made encouraging progress in its Greenland drill programme to test and confirm the potential for polymetallic rare earth and...

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ACE Green Recycling signs long-term offtake agreement to supply recycled battery materials

ACE Green Recycling, have secured a long-term offtake agreement with Glencore PLC to supply recycled battery materials.

Galvanic Energy receives prestigious Vanguard Award

The Vanguard Award was given in light of Galvanic’s commitments to environmental stewardship, including EV and energy storage.

QPM’s positive feasibility study confirms TECH project credentials

Queensland Pacific Metals Ltd has announced the result of its advanced feasibility study for Stage 1 of its TECH project.

What is lithium used for, and where does it come from?

Brent Wilson of Galvanic Energy details how lithium is obtained around the world and its essential role in decarbonising the planet.

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Current and advanced nuclear reactors: How safe is safe enough?

Researchers at North Carolina State University are embracing risk technologies to enable and ensure safe, secure, and cost-competitive operations for the current and advanced...

American Lithium Minerals advances mineral exploration projects across North America

As nickel and manganese are essential to national security, AMLM are advancing their mineral exploration projects to find these commodities.

My inner dinosaur – what can palaeontology teach us about human anatomy?

Professor Dr P Martin Sander of the University Bonn's Paleontology Department takes us on the fascinating journey that forged human evolution and explains how...

Rapidly developing battery minerals by connecting electric vehicle end users upstream

To accelerate access by the electric vehicle (EV) industry to desperately needed battery minerals, QX Resources is directly linking the end users to multiple ‘upstream’...

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LPI produces battery-grade lithium carbonate from Maricunga project

Lithium Power International has produced lithium carbonate with a 99.92% purity battery grade at its Maricunga lithium project.

Australian Government approves QPM’s TECH project for critical metals

Queensland Pacific Metals has received approval from the Government to develop the company’s TECH Project for critical metals.

Lithium Power International addresses media reports about Maricunga lithium brine project

Lithium Power International (LIPI) provides an update on recent Chilean media reports regarding the company's Maricunga lithium brine project.

LithiumBank reveal exceptional results from DLE testing at its Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project

Lithiumbank has announced results from the Direct Lithium Extraction (DLE) test work on brine from its Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project.